117 Jens Lindemann, trumpet


Kristian Alexandrov, piano, percussion
Mike Downes, bass
Ted Warren, drums

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 1:30 PM
Walter Hall, University of Toronto
80 Queen’s Park (Museum Subway Station)

Jens Lindemann received the Order of Canada in December, 2014.

Jens Lindemannt concert programme:

Excitement before the concert

Reviews of this great concert

Master trumpeter Jens Lindemann will perform a programme titled Brassfire, an eclectic mixture of musical genres and styles in keeping with his wide-ranging tastes, and exemplifying the capabilities of the modern trumpet. A piano/bass/drumset trio of Jens Lindemann’s favorite collaborators will join forces to create an unusual and spectacular performance.

Born in Germany, Jens Lindemann was raised in Edmonton, and educated at McGill and Juilliard. Now he is based in Los Angeles. He is hailed as one of the most celebrated soloists in trumpet history. He has performed with Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Ángel Romero, Charles Dutoit, Bramwell Tovey, and Jukka-Pekka Saraste.

Jens Lindemann has recorded for BMG, EMI, CBC and the BBC. For five years Jens Lindemann was lead trumpet with the Canadian Brass, before resuming his career as a solo performer. He has been nominated for Grammy and JUNO awards, and won Germany’s prestigious ECHO Klassik award.

“Seductive, golden timbre and virtuosic flair at Carnegie Hall”
The New York Times

Jens Lindemann will lead the master class this year on March 13, 2015, from 9:30 to noon in Walter Hall,  Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.


  • Brassfire: An innovative concert experience featuring a range of musical styles, Brassfire is a journey from the classics of Bach and Debussy, via Piazzolla and Ellington, to the composers of today including Allan Gilliland and Kristian Alexandrov.



All artists, dates, and programmes are subject to change without notice.

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